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History of history

The history of "history" as the objectified study of past human events, in the Occidental world, is probably best traced back to the ancient Greek author Thucydides, who chronicled the tremendous political aspects of the Peloppenesian War between the rival Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta. In this work, Thucydides very much proves himself to be the Henry Kissinger of his time in terms of socio-political observation and analysis...(please build on this if you can) -Jeff Lewis

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